The Union Minister of State for Textiles, Smt. DarshanaJardosh in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today informed, that the production of cotton in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh during the last cotton year 2021-22 (Oct. – Sept.) and the current cotton year 2022-23 is given below:

(Production in lakh bales)

Cotton Year Maharashtra Uttar Pradesh* Madhya Pradesh India
2021-22 (P) 71.18 0.086 14.20 312.03
2022-23 (P) 80.25 0.065 15.19 341.91

(P)= Provisional

Source: Committee on Cotton Production and Consumption,

* Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and state Department of Agriculture, Uttar Pradesh

State-wise exports are not monitored by the Government. However, data on the consumption and export of cotton in terms of quantity and value during the last three years is given below:

Cotton Year



(in lakh bales)

(in lakh bales)
(Rs. in crore)
2019-20 269.19 47.55 8,813.98
2020-21 334.87 77.59 17,914.34
2021-22 313.77 42.25 14,887.36

     Source: Consumption – Committee on Cotton Production and Consumption.

**PIB India**


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